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Recommendations for the implementation and development of a program of bilingual education in schools in Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory

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Recommendations for the implementation and development of a program of bilingual education in schools in Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory
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Recommendations for the implementation and development of a program of bilingual education in schools in Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory
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Advising group; B.H. Watts, W.J. McGrath & J.L. Tandy; Rationale for bilingual education - respect for Aboriginal languages, language for initial literacy, need for subsequent literacy in English; suggests model programs for various types of schools; implementation of program, linguistic considerations (multiple language communities, decisions on choice of languages taught - tables show communities, school population & languages spoken, state of linguistic analysis), amount of further linguistic research required; educational considerations - roles of Aboriginal & non Aboriginal teachers, staffing & teaching ratios, importance of in-service teacher training for Aboriginal Assistants, need to take sociocultural factors into account in planning teacher training; courses in Northern Territory; curriculum modifications - balance of teaching languages should be reviewed, need to foster interest of wider community by Aboriginal Studies courses etc; non Aboriginal children; production of reading and resource materials; need to develop adequate evaluation of childrens progress & program generally, recommends allocation of special Government funds & efforts to attract scholars; supporting services (staff, printing facilities, consultative committee); schools recommended for inauguration in 1973; procedure of visits; Appendix A - Preschool curriculum; Appendix B Infants school curriculum
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1973
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Australia
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  • Watts, B. H.
  • McGrath, William J
  • Tandy, Jim L
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Recommendations for the implementation and development of a program of bilingual education in schools in Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory
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Publication
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diags.; map; tbl
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M0058704
Extent
75 pages ;
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 3 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Stock number
8373 ; 14349 ; 13414
System control number
0083161
Label
Recommendations for the implementation and development of a program of bilingual education in schools in Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory
Publication
Note
diags.; map; tbl
Control code
M0058704
Extent
75 pages ;
Immediate source of acquisition
Copy 3 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Stock number
8373 ; 14349 ; 13414
System control number
0083161

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